Home isolation

Cases continue to plummet in the capital

Hospitalisation and positivity rate show a downward trend as situation improves.

published on : 29th January 2022

Just a fever, say Chennai residents and skip Covid tests, home isolation

Abilash (name changed), a 36-year-old from Thoraipakkam, who was suffering from fever, body pain and headache in the last week, opted against testing because he thinks everyone has fever these days.

published on : 27th January 2022

Monitor home isolation cases, says Centre amid surge in COVID deaths

The virtual meeting was held to review public health preparedness for containment and management of COVID-19 and the progress of the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

published on : 26th January 2022

From today, staying at isolation facility not mandatory for foreign arrivals testing Covid positive

The government said foreign arrivals, who test positive, will still have to undergo home quarantine for seven days even after they test negative.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Karnataka's Covid peak likely in Feb, officials up vigil on home isolation cases

Though the strategy will not be different from what was followed during the first two waves of the pandemic, officials are taking aggressive measures to check on those in home isolation.

published on : 16th January 2022

Busy week ahead for Delhi government's home isolation service with spike in COVID cases

While some patients complained of getting too many calls from the teleconsultancy service of Delhi government, some said they received the call after recovering from illness.

published on : 14th January 2022

90 per cent of Bhubaneswar’s Covid patients in home isolation

Meanwhile, AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has decided to curtail new registration of patients in some of the departments in phases from Wednesday. 

published on : 12th January 2022

South Delhi civic body's helpline for home isolation patients

The helpline numbers — 9999019340, 9999019375, 9999019426 and 9999019745 — will remain operational 24x7.

published on : 11th January 2022

Over 36,500 calls made to people in home isolation

The Greater Chennai Corporation’s tele-counselling centre has made a total of 36,889 calls to people who tested positive for Covid-19 and are in home isolation since January 4.

published on : 11th January 2022

COVID: Assam issues seven-day discharge protocol for home isolation patients

The guidelines asserted that the majority of the new cases are either asymptomatic or have very mild symptoms and such cases usually recover with minimal interventions.

published on : 9th January 2022

Odisha deploys AYUSH doctors to manage Covid patients in home isolation

In the first phase, the Directorate of AYUSH has engaged 20 additional medical officers in Ganjam district.

published on : 8th January 2022

UP records 2,038 COVID-19 cases; mobile teams to keep tabs on patients in home isolation

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a high-level meeting to review the situation and directed the officials to declare holiday in all schools up to Class 10 till January 16.

published on : 6th January 2022

Centre revises guidelines for home isolation of Covid patients. Check new rules here

Asymptomatic contacts of infected individuals need not undergo Covid test and monitor health in home quarantine as per the new guidelines.

published on : 5th January 2022

Vaccinated citizens detected with Omicron variant advised home isolation: Tamil Nadu minister

Health minister Ma Subramanian said that similar to last year's initiative by the Government to treat COVID-19 patients, a Siddha Centre to treat COVID-19 individuals was inaugurated in the city.

published on : 4th January 2022

Seven-day home isolation for contacts of COVID-positive international arrivals in Karnataka

“Though the overall infection in Karnataka is under control, obedience of quarantine by contacts of patients and international arrivals will ensure we keep numbers low.

published on : 25th December 2021
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